The Blue Rock Lode is a mine located in Jefferson county, Montana at an elevation of 6,001 feet.
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Elevation: 6,001 Feet (1,829 Meters)
Lat, Long: 45.98361, -112.30528
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Blue Rock Lode MRDS details
Primary: Blue Rock Lode
District: Pipestone District
Owner Name: Mrs. Hilma Kanto
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1939
Discovery Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Description: Boulder Batholith
Analytical Data: ASSAY REPORT (SAMPLE FROM VEIN IN TUNNEL):
Comment (Commodity): ALLEGED MINERAL ON CLAIM IS GOLD. 0.24 OZS AU, 0.36 OZS AG (BOTH PER TON)
Comment (Workings): HOUSE; OLD TUNNEL CAVED IN AFTER 100 FT.
Comment (Geology): BUTTE GRANITE PRESENT.
Reference (Deposit): 1940 DIREXPL USFS
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